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Writing

The ALEX3 Playlist

March 7, 2017

What a perfectly curated playlist can do: almost 20k words on this current draft (and counting) after months of drought. The right music is vital to my process. It can keep me immersed in a scene…

FAQ

FAQ: Can Adults Enjoy Reading YA Lit?

December 29, 2016

Adults ask me this question all the time: “Your book is for teens. Will I like it, or is it too dumbed down?” It’s true, THE 57 LIVES OF ALEX WAYFARE is classified as a young…

Writing

The Importance of Arriving

February 16, 2016

To get this draft done, I’ll be up working at 5am for the foreseeable future. So far this morning I’ve written 346 words. This…is not great. But the weight of these 346 words means so much…

Shorts Writing

The White Wood

December 8, 2014

THE WHITE WOOD, by MG Buehrlen ~ Most of the local villagers stayed clear of the White Wood. They knew what dwelled within. Most, but not all. Bronwen never heeded the warnings. The White Wood, so…